Renee Pepys Lowe, President RPL & Associates, is a dynamic global retail entrepreneur and Board Director with a sustained history of creating and growing recognized infant products companies. She has been recognized as an Excellence in Entrepreneurship Finalist by Ernst and Young. A marketing powerhouse known for her multi-channel brand-building strategies that propel success, she brings expertise in all aspects of retailing including product development, sourcing, manufacturing, distribution, and sales and marketing. Pepys Lowe is the consummate relationship builder, creating lasting connections with clients, vendors, customers, and colleagues.
Pepys Lowe founded and subsequently sold a highly successful leading infant bedding and décor company, CoCaLo, to Kid Brands, a NYSE-listed company. Two years after her departure, she was brought back by the Board and CEO to stabilize and manage the $137-million company. For the past several years, Pepys Lowe has captained her own business consultancy firm providing strategic planning, operations management and process improvement to entrepreneurial consumer goods companies. Driven by a passion for giving back, she sits on three non-profit boards and one advisory board. Pepys Lowe is a Marketing and Retail graduate of the University of Denver. Www.du.edu